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Experimental Summer

Spring Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage
Current project status: COMPLETED

Mahmoud Lotfy / Feature Experimental or Essay / Egypt, Qatar / 2017 / 70 min / Original Language: Arabic, French / Interests: Dramedy, Youth, Identity, Docufiction, Satire

Synopsis

Both Mahmoud and Zeinab join in the search for the original version of an Egyptian film that was made back in the 1980s, all copies of which were confiscated for unknown reasons by the government film agency at the time. ‘Experimental Summer’ is a fantasy journey into the world of filmmaking.

Credits

Director
Mahmoud Lotfy
Screenwriter
Mahmoud Lotfy
Producer
Mahmoud Lotfy

About the Director

Mahmoud Lotfy is an independent Egyptian director. He previously participated in the making of several independent films, and is one of the founders of Otaku Digital Film. ‘Experimental Summer’, his first full-length fiction film, took over three years to shoot.

Production Company Profile

Otaku Digital Film is a film production and distribution company based in Cairo. It was founded in 2013 by a group of Egyptian filmmakers.

Awards and Festival History


Festivals

Berlinale 2017, Forum Expanded (WP)

Contacts

  • Main Contact

    Mahmoud Lotfy

    Company: 
    Otaku Digital Film
    Phone: 
    +2001285209062
    Email: 
    qwert.anime@gmail.com

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